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    Sale 2767

    Catalogue I. Dutch and Foreign Silver, Objects of Vertu and Judaica. Catalogue II The Wttewaall Silver Collection

    10 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 331

    Two dutch silver and mother-of-pearl corkscrews

    THE FIRST MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF J.B. CARLIER, MIDDELBURG, CIRCA 1780, THE SECOND MAKER'S MARK ONLY (UNIDENTIFIED) POSSIBLY SCHOONHOVEN, CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    Two dutch silver and mother-of-pearl corkscrews
    The first maker's mark only of J.B. Carlier, Middelburg, circa 1780, the second maker's mark only (unidentified) possibly Schoonhoven, circa 1785
    Each tapering with twisted fluted, one silver-mounted mother-of-pearl handles applied with the partriotic symbol of a keeshond, the other one with vase and foliage, marked on bases
    8.2 cm. high
    gross 62 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. V245, V336).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 171-173, ill. 518 (right) and 519 (left).